UNODC and WHO Organize International Training on Substance Use Treatment and Care during Pregnancy

Kyiv (Ukraine), 18 December 2019 - The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) jointly with the World Health Organization (WHO) in the framework of the UNODC-WHO Programme on Drug Dependence Treatment and Care, organized an International training on Identification and Management of Substance Use Disorders in Pregnancy. More than 30 health practitioners, including obstetricians, gynecologists, neonatal care specialists, nurses, as well as specialists in substance use disorders treatment from Ukraine, Moldova and Belarus

UNODC TREATNET Training for Treatment and Care Providers in Senegal

The UNODC’s Regional Office for West and Central Africa (ROSEN), the Prevention Treatment and Rehabilitation Section (PTRS) and UNAIDS jointly organized a TREATNET training on drug use disorder treatment and care from July 30th to August 2nd 2019 in Saly-Mbour, Senegal. Participants included the Ministry of Health, along with twenty-five health and social work professionals, national defence and security forces’ representatives from the different regions of Senegal. TREATNET is a UNODC capacity building strategy, aiming

Planet Youth Workshop

Reykjavik, Iceland,

The Icelandic Centre for Social Research and Analysis (ICSRA) is running a three-day workshop from the 6th until the 8th of March 2019 to give an overview of the Icelandic Prevention Model. ICSRA, an organisation renowned for its innovative research expertise within the field of prevention, developed the programme Planet Youth in order to prevent children and adolescents from the initiation of drug use.

Writing Workshop

Melbourne, Australia,

The Banyule Community Health’s AOD peer support group will run two writing workshops for people with lived experience of alcohol and drug use disorders and/or mental illness. Participants will explore their ow